Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 390 420 396
Rank change year-on-year +30 -24 +135
Permanent jobs citing GIS 111 118 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 1.38% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 97 80 118
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £22,675
90th Percentile £60,500 £72,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% +12.50% -5.88%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 6,721 8,560 9,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.91% 28.73% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,672 7,212 7,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,175 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS in the South East.

Salary trend for GIS in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the South East over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for GIS in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +28 42 £55,000 +120.00% 4
Surrey +16 27 £45,000 +50.00%
Hampshire +15 22 £41,500 -29.36% 1
Thames Valley +18 16 £41,241 -2.96% 12
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £41,241 +1.83% 4
Berkshire +32 4 £30,000 -6.25% 4
East Sussex +6 4 £52,500 -38.24%
Oxfordshire +32 3 £82,500 +94.12% 4
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 38 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.03%) Finance
2 30 (27.03%) C#
3 27 (24.32%) RESTful
4 26 (23.42%) JIRA
4 26 (23.42%) .NET
5 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
6 24 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (21.62%) Atlassian
6 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
6 24 (21.62%) Confluence
6 24 (21.62%) Bitbucket
6 24 (21.62%) Docker
6 24 (21.62%) GeoServer
7 23 (20.72%) Java
8 22 (19.82%) Git (software)
9 21 (18.92%) SaaS
9 21 (18.92%) Degree
9 21 (18.92%) Apache
9 21 (18.92%) Aerospace
9 21 (18.92%) Microservices
10 20 (18.02%) Jenkins
10 20 (18.02%) Tomcat
10 20 (18.02%) XML
10 20 (18.02%) C++
10 20 (18.02%) Java EE
10 20 (18.02%) Spring
10 20 (18.02%) Maven
10 20 (18.02%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (17.12%) JPA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (21.62%) Confluence
1 24 (21.62%) GeoServer
2 21 (18.92%) Apache
3 20 (18.02%) Tomcat
4 11 (9.91%) ArcGIS
5 4 (3.60%) Smallworld
6 2 (1.80%) nginx
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.90%) CMS
7 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Autodesk Inventor
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.90%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (14.41%) SAP CO
1 16 (14.41%) SAP FI
1 16 (14.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 16 (14.41%) SAP GTS
1 16 (14.41%) SAP HR
1 16 (14.41%) SAP MM
1 16 (14.41%) SAP PM
1 16 (14.41%) SAP PS
1 16 (14.41%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.90%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.92%) SaaS
2 7 (6.31%) AWS
3 3 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.70%) Serverless
4 1 (0.90%) Azure
4 1 (0.90%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) Broadband
2 2 (1.80%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (10.81%) Geospatial Data
4 8 (7.21%) Big Data
4 8 (7.21%) QGIS
5 7 (6.31%) Spatial Data
6 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.60%) HBase
7 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.90%) MySQL
7 1 (0.90%) Power BI
7 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) JIRA
2 24 (21.62%) Bitbucket
3 22 (19.82%) Git (software)
4 20 (18.02%) Jenkins
4 20 (18.02%) Maven
5 19 (17.12%) JMeter
5 19 (17.12%) JUnit
5 19 (17.12%) Mockito
6 5 (4.50%) webpack
7 2 (1.80%) Babel
7 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.90%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.90%) Subversion
8 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (27.03%) Finance
2 21 (18.92%) Aerospace
3 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.11%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.50%) Electronics
5 5 (4.50%) Local Government
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) Developer
2 25 (22.52%) Consultant
3 18 (16.22%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.41%) Managing Consultant
4 16 (14.41%) SAP Consultant
4 16 (14.41%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 16 (14.41%) SAP PM Consultant
5 8 (7.21%) C++ Developer
6 7 (6.31%) GIS Consultant
6 7 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.41%) React Developer
8 5 (4.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.50%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.50%) GIS Developer
8 5 (4.50%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (4.50%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) RESTful
2 26 (23.42%) .NET
3 20 (18.02%) Java EE
3 20 (18.02%) Spring
3 20 (18.02%) XML
4 19 (17.12%) Apache Camel
4 19 (17.12%) Apache Commons
4 19 (17.12%) GeoTools
4 19 (17.12%) JAXB
4 19 (17.12%) JAX-RS
4 19 (17.12%) JDBC
4 19 (17.12%) JMS
4 19 (17.12%) JPA
4 19 (17.12%) JSON
5 17 (15.32%) WPF
6 16 (14.41%) BAPI
6 16 (14.41%) IDoc
7 13 (11.71%) HTML
8 10 (9.01%) CSS
8 10 (9.01%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Algorithms
1 8 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.90%) iPad
6 1 (0.90%) iPhone
6 1 (0.90%) LLPG
6 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Android
2 4 (3.60%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) Windows
3 2 (1.80%) FreeBSD
3 2 (1.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
3 21 (18.92%) Microservices
4 20 (18.02%) Inversion of Control
5 19 (17.12%) Configuration Management
5 19 (17.12%) Integration Testing
6 18 (16.22%) CAD
6 18 (16.22%) Presales
7 17 (15.32%) EAM
8 16 (14.41%) Document Management
8 16 (14.41%) PLM
8 16 (14.41%) SAP Implementation
9 10 (9.01%) SDLC
9 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.11%) Open Source
10 9 (8.11%) Project Management
11 8 (7.21%) Digital Signal Processing
11 8 (7.21%) Mathematics
11 8 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (7.21%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.03%) C#
2 23 (20.72%) Java
3 20 (18.02%) C++
4 18 (16.22%) Python
5 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.71%) SQL
7 9 (8.11%) PHP
8 7 (6.31%) ES6
9 4 (3.60%) C
9 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.80%) Magik
10 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.90%) F#
11 1 (0.90%) Julia
11 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.90%) R
11 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Degree
2 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.80%) PhD
5 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) BS7666
1 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (21.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Ansible
2 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) Atlassian
2 18 (16.22%) SAP
3 11 (9.91%) ESRI
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.70%) Autodesk
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle
6 2 (1.80%) Mapbox
6 2 (1.80%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.80%) Xero
7 1 (0.90%) NEC
7 1 (0.90%) Sophos